Family Spotlight: The Leiphart Family

By |September 28th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

Meet the Leiphart family: parents Stacie and Brad, and children Reese, Raegan, and Rhett. Thanks to an amazing career opportunity, they have lived in three different countries and traveled all over the world, though they are now back home in Berks County, PA, where they grew up.

Family Spotlight: The Clark Family

By |June 8th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: CPFA News, Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , , |

When Kieran Clark was in 6th grade, he was practicing and competing in gymnastics, which required about 20 hours a week. Every day, he would get home from practice at 9 pm, do his homework until 11 pm or later, and get up for school in the morning at 6:30 am. He was advanced in school, and one of his teachers commented that he could be doing a lot more in less time. The Clark family began to explore the different cyber school options and found PALCS.

Student Spotlight: Heather Smarick

By |June 1st, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

Meet Heather Smarick of Westmorland County: a 12-year-old figure skater, PALCS 6th grader, daughter, sister and so much more. She is a young lady whose ambition and dedication can be seen on a daily basis.

PNC Park Field Trip

By |May 18th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , |

The sky was clear and the sun was shining on April 13th as a group of over 65 PALCS faculty, staff, students, and families gathered at the statue of Willie Stargell, the world-famous Pittsburgh Pirate, outside PNC Park on the North Shore of Pittsburgh for a tour of the baseball park.

Student Spotlight: Dottie McLean

By |May 4th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: |

If you were to meet PALCS 8th grader Dottie McLean today, you would meet a strong, healthy, 14-year-old figure skater, dancer, and student. However, that was not always the case.

Student Spotlight: Elliot Mast

By |April 21st, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

Elliot Mast, PALCS senior of Blair County, is a student of many talents. First enrolling at PALCS in 2012 as a 7th grader, Elliot is now 18 and in the process of fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing Major League Baseball (MLB). Elliot is, as he puts it, a “baseball player, playing for a purpose.”

PALCS Students Go Ice Skating

By |January 17th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

On Friday, January 6, 2017, in the midst of a cold Pittsburgh afternoon, PALCS students, their family and friends joined our staff for some winter fun at the Alpha Ice Complex located right next door to the PALCS Western Regional office.

USP Student Heads to State Wrestling Competition

By |March 7th, 2013, 4:39 pm|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

PALCS University Scholars student and PIAA southeast regional wrestling champion Nick Gianiuglio will be representing his home school district at the state high school wrestling competition this weekend in Hershey, PA.

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